oleomargarine definition

  • noun:
    • Margarine.
    • margarine
    • A liquid oil made from animal fats (esp. beef fat) by isolating the more part of the solid fat or stearin, by crystallization. Its primarily a combination of olein and palmitin with a few little stearin.
    • An artificial butter created by emulsifying a fatty oil with additional or less milk-and-water; it had been previously made predominantly from animal fats, however now is manufactured predominantly or exclusively from veggie natural oils, occasionally mixed with pet fats.
    • a-spread made chiefly from vegetable essential oils and used instead for butter

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